Organisations and Behaviour

Assignment: Organisations and Behaviour

There are many different organisational structures and cultures depending on the
organisation. With the different management and leadership styles within the organisational
structure this has an effect on the employee. A leader must identify the employee’s
motivation. There are different theories concerning motivation to which will be discussed in
this assignment.
I will also be discussing the different management styles and how this has an effect on
employee’s morale and motivation.
An effective team work is vital in a company, I explain the factors of which promotes an
effective team and how Information Technology plays a role.

Section 1: Understanding the relationship between organisational structure and

In this section I discuss the different organisational structure and cultures, how they impact
performance of the business and the impact on individual’s behavior at work.


Compare and contrast different organisational structures and cultures.

An organisational structure defines how an organisation allocates tasks, coordinates and
supervises to achieve the organisations vision.
The three most common types of organisational structures are functional or formal structure,
divisional structure and product structure.
Functional Structure.
A functional structure is the most common structure of the all. With this structure the workers
are grouped together by department. For example marketing, finance, commercial etc. By
doing this the organisation makes it easy to control by having someone of authority managing
each department. Each department will have their own objectives, which will not over lap
responsibility but we all be aiming to reach the same company goal.
The disadvantages of this structure are that each department works independently, which can
restrict communication between departments.
Divisional Structure.
A divisional structure is...